Wheels

Ford’s newest models won’t just run on hot air

By CHRIS BRYANT / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Technology investors like company CEOs to sound farsighted and a little quixotic. Gnomic statements are interpreted ...

Porsche’s Tesla-tackling Taycan 
is 2019’s most anticipated debut

The electric Porsche Taycan will be the brand’s most important debut
NEW YORK • The year 2018 was very good for the car industry. According to Cox ...

Carmakers to step up their game as competition heightens

Despite a more conservative outlook, new launches in 2019, particularly in the mass market, are likely to boost volume
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There’s one place where VCs chase founders to give them money

Plentiful jobs and stigma of job failure are reasons why the Japanese aren’t starting companies
TOKYO • Yusuke Muranaka is ready to bet millions of ...

The Bugatti Divo may be US$5.8m, but you can still drive it

How the team behind ‘CSR Racing 2’ builds digital versions of today’s most coveted cars
By BRETT BERK Before this year, supercar manufacturer Bugatti ...

X70 could reverse Proton’s fortune, says Dr Mahathir

He hopes Proton will be able to learn from Geely to design, manufacture and market on its own
By P PREM KUMAR / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS The new Proton ...

Peril and unexpected pleasure driving a RM334,400 3-wheeler

Niche vehicles from Morgan, Vanderhall and Polaris have a lot to offer if you’re looking for a thrill
NEW YORK • No one needs a three-wheeled vehicle. ...

Cycle & Carriage expects sales for Mercedes-Benz to rise next year

According to its CEO, the company has seen strong growth for the premium segment over the years
By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...

Porsche, Audi and Rivian — the best cars from the LA Auto Show

A mega SUV, an electric truck and the rebirth of a German icon
By HANNAH ELLIOTT / Pic By BlOOMBERG This week, visitors to the Los Angeles (LA) Auto ...

Rusting on the roads, Madagascar’s classic cars trundle on and on

The Renault 4L and the Citroen 2CV, which have made way for sleek younger models elsewhere, are still part of daily life on the Indian Ocean island
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How a Belgian billionaire built a fortune with rich friends

NEW YORK • Albert Frere (picture) spent his life creating one of Europe’s largest fortunes. It’s also one of the continent’s most complex.
The ...

Porsche hints at hybrid 911 with new US$113,000 Carrera S

But for now, why mess with a good thing?
By HANNAH ELLIOTT Last week at a series of private events at a corporate “experience centre” outside Los ...